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STLS Administrative Officer - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Meadowfield School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-7072-437S
  • Posted:06/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 8
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:20th - 22nd July 2022


Administrative Officer for Swale Specialist Teaching and Learning Service and Meadowfield Outreach and Inclusion - Term Time Only

The Specialist Teaching and Learning Service (STLS) provides outreach support to early years settings and school in Swale to develop special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) knowledge, skills and expertise in order to deliver co-ordinated, equitable and effective provision of additional support for children with SEND safe.

We are seeking to appoint an efficient and organised Administrative Officer to join our STLS team. The ideal candidate will be welcoming and friendly whilst maintaining a professional manner. They will need to be calm under pressure and must have the ability to maintain confidentiality. Good literacy, numeracy and computer skills and essential, knowledge of Synergy is desirable and experience in producing materials for promotion is essential.

Meadowfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and a health questionnaire. In addition, the school will require references to be taken up. Candidates will be expected to have a minimum of two references one of which must be your current or most recent employer which must be completed fully. 

Please visit www.kent-teach.com to view the application pack and complete an online application form (CVs will not be considered).

Visits to the school are encouraged; to arrange an appointment please contact our HR Officer via email at hr@meadowfield.kent.sch.uk or phone 01795 477788 (option 5).


Information about the school

Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. To find out more about the School environment and ethos, please take a look at our website, including the Working Here pages, where you can find more information, including school videos.

Our school values are very important to us as a whole school community. These are:- Teamwork, Kindness, Honesty, Respect and Understanding.

We serve pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of: - Early Years - which includes our Observation and Assessment Nursery called Honey Bees and Reception classes, - IMPACTS classes - for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, - Extended IMPACTS classes - for pupils who benefit from a more individual-led curriculum, - Subject Led classes - for pupils who benefit from a more academic curriculum - 6th Form - preparing pupils for their next steps

We currently serve pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, and pupil numbers are set to increase rapidly over the next year and beyond as we add more classes.

If you cannot see any vacancies that you wish to apply for right now, do go to the School Vacancies tab on the school profile page and click 'Register my Interest' to receive emails whenever we post new jobs.

The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is our highly regarded inclusion and outreach service which successfully supports 56 schools and 75 early years settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs.

Across the school we have approximately 270 members of staff ranging from class based support staff, teachers, the Inclusion Team, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department as well as our Leadership and Management Team.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 477771


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).